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Beach hotels in Denmark

Are you looking for a beach hotel that will give you a nice and relaxing stay? Bath hotels in Denmark have had a proper renaissance with TV 2's popular TV series. Rarely has it been so popular to have a beach holiday as in the old days, but where do you actually find the best Danish bathing hotels? We have made the processing and bring you here the definitive guide.

Scroll down to see:

  • Top 10 in 2020: Big vote with Danes' favorites (6,878 votes)
  • The 16 selected i Denmark's most beautiful seaside hotels on TV 2
  • The list of hotels that have restaurants listed in the White Guide (for those looking for a romantic getaway)
  • The history of the sea side holiday and the first bathing pensions in video and pictures

However, we begin with a small appetizer:

In the booklet “Skagen Bath Hotel on the Grenen - Denmark's Health Source"From 1912 the text reads:

"You get out of bed, go to the window and open it! The air from the sea flows in so fresh and salty that you can probably feel it on your tongue when you lick your mouth. "

The pamphlet did then, as TV 2's TV series does today - makes us dream of the uncomplicated life and well-being of the water. This is probably why you have come to this site as well. But where are the places where you can still experience the classic Danish beach holiday at a waterfront hotel? You can of course take one of the expensive ones, but the truth is that after TV 2's hit series took the country by storm, hotels have galore been stuffed a 'bath' in front of 'hotel' in name or description. That is why we have created this overview, where with the help of experts and your votes (you can vote further down), we guide you to the best places. dan

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Denmark's Best Bathing Hotel

To make it easier to find the best places in Denmark, we make a poll every year where we ask the Danes what hotels they can best recommend to others.

Before the season really begins, we select the best so that you can find the places worth a visit.


We now have the program ready! As in the previous year, voting ends the day after the season's final episode of TV 2's Badehotellet, ie. until March 3 at 1 p.m. 12th

  • Nomination phase: February 3 - 17, 2020
  • Voting: Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. 12 noon - March 3, noon. 12.00 2020
On March 3 at 1 p.m. 12 we are awarded Jutland, Funen, Zealand and Denmark's Best Bathing Hotel 2020.

Vote and win gift voucher of 2,500 kr!

Find your favorite from the list below and cast your vote. Then you are in the draw!

When the voting ends, we draw lots among all votes cast and give a lucky winner a gift card of DKK 2,500 to Denmark's Best 2020!

UPDATE: Winner Found! The lucky one was Ingelise Nielsen from Haderslev, who now has a gift card with a face value of 2,500, - to the hotel in Rødvig.

Of course, there are also some rules for our polls to make it fair. It is e.g. not allowed to distribute prizes or the like. to get more votes. You can read our rules and tips on what to do by pressing the button here:

The 2020 vote

Over 11,000 votes are settled! Thanks to all of you who voted! This year's winners are ready:

Congratulations to:

Rødvig Kro & Badehotel


This year's top 10:

  1. Rødvig Kro and Badehotel - Winner Zealand and Denmark
  2. Årøsund Badehotel - Winner Jutland
  3. Knudhule, Ry
  4. Lunds Hotel, Bogense - Winner Fun
  5. Ballen, Samsoe
  6. Strandgaarden, Læsø
  7. Deep, Nordborg
  8. Strandhotellet, Blokhus
  9. Gilleleje Badehotel
  10. Villa Vest Badehotel, Lønstrup


In connection with TV 2's viewing of season 6 of their popular TV series, we asked you again.

6,878 SMS votes have been received, and we can hereby present you to the top 10 of the year:

The overall position ended as following:

  1. Knudhule, Ry
  2. Brøndums Hotel, Skagen
  3. Strandhotellet, Blokhus
  4. Ruth's Hotel, Skagen
  5. Well done, Nordals
  6. Hotel Bretagne, Hornbæk
  7. Ilse Made, Samsø
  8. Strandgaarden, Læsø
  9. Stammershalle, Bornholm
  10. Villa Vest, Lønstrup


The first year of our vote, we ended up sending the award to North Jutland. The top 10 ended as follows:

  1. Løkken Badehotel
  2. Strandlyst, Samsø
  3. Strandgaarden on Læsø
  4. Ilse Made, Samsø
  5. Ruth's Hotel, Skagen
  6. Brøndums Hotel, Skagen
  7. Ballen, Samsø
  8. Villa Vest, Lønstrup
  9. Tannishus, Tversted
  10. Hotel Løkken Strand

See the distribution of all 5,880 votes here

If you don't trust the 5,880 Danes, you can also see the the hotels that the TV 2 experts selected:

The hotels with restaurants in White Guide

White Guide is a recognized guide to the best restaurants in the Nordic countries. Over 300 Danish restaurants are included in the guide, which also include several sea side hotels. If you are a foodie or just looking for a luxury stay all around, the following hotels are worth a visit:

  • Ruth's Hotel, Skagen
  • Brøndums Hotel, Skagen
  • Hjorths, Skagen
  • Villa Vest, Lønstrup
  • Strandgaarden, Læsø
  • Helenekilde, Tisvildeleje
  • Stammershalle, Bornholm
  • Kellers, Fanø
  • Molskroen, Ebeltoft
  • Strandhotel Røsnæs, Kalundborg

The list is of the hotels that are or have been included in the White Guide. Have we forgotten anyone? Write to OpdagDanmark on Facebook or via the comment box further down.

The list of TV 2's most beautiful sea side hotels in Denmark

After the big hit with the TV series, TV2 shortly after brought Denmark's most beautiful sea side hotels, where three experts, in the beginning of 2015, visited 16 actual sea side hotels and bathing pensions to find the best. These 16 places were selected and visited:

  • Helenekilde
  • Gilleleje
  • Hotel Hornbækhus
  • Molskroen
  • Pension Vestergade 44
  • The small summer hotel
  • Brøndums Hotel
  • Villa Vest
  • Ballebro Færgekro
  • Hotel Vejlefjord
  • Ruth's Hotel
  • Henne Mølle Å
  • Hjorths Hotel
  • Klithjem, Vejers
  • Melsted, Bornholm
  • Stammershalle, Bornholm

The history of bathing holidays

The first bathing pensions appeared in the late 19th century. This is where the finer citizenship begins to holiday and in Copenhagen it is no longer good enough to take a trip to Frederiksberg (which at this time is considered to be in the countryside). As physicians began to prescribe fresh air and sea baths against diseases, it became exotic for the wealthy families of Copenhagen to bring their servants with them and move into summer residences in the countryside or on the coasts.

The first bathing pensions

Fanø Vesterhavsbad opened as the first decidedly spa and bathing pension in the early 1890s. Watch video clips of the hotel and the old baths.

The spa hotel lived a tumultuous life with changing owners after the war and was finally closed in 1989.

Among the first bathing pensions was also Skagen Badehotel, which opened to bathers in 1898. The place was among the largest and finest and was visited by royals, rulers and wealthy people from home and abroad. The idyllic location on Grenen can be seen below in 1912. The hotel tragically burned as a result of a lightning strike in 1938. Read more about the fire at the sea side hotel in Skagen.

One of the first bath hotels in Denmark - Skagen Badehotel in 1912

The Holiday Act of 1938

In the beginning, only the rich and wealthy had the opportunity to vacation. However, industrialization in the late 1800s led to a separation between work and leisure. Together with the ban on Sunday work from 1891, it helped to start the allotment movement and in time the concept of weekend also found its way to Denmark.

In 1938 the Holiday Act happened, which secured employees holiday with pay. In 1939 the law gave you 9 days of paid holiday and from 1940 a full 12 days (!). Today, the Holiday Act guarantees you 5 weeks of holiday and many have the option of a sixth holiday week through their agreement.

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  1. Marianne Birker

    I like to nominate car
    Ballebro, Southern Jutland.

  2. maibritt andersson

    reddish tavern
    we were to our 75th birthday in december and it was great food and service so they deserve to win

  3. holger ruppert

    Rødvig is the best. Great location, nice service

  4. holger ruppert

    Rødvig Kro

  5. kai søby

    LÄSØ is our favorite

  6. Grete and Leif V. Nielsen

    We vote at Rødvig Kro, which is a beautifully located bathing hotel right out to the Baltic Sea and overlooking Stevns Klint.

  7. Lene Birk

    I nominate Tambohus Inn. Great location, the most delicious food, and the sweetest staff.

  8. Pia

    You are missing Havgaarden. Vejby Strand, a cozy and homely bathing hotel where time is a bit stalled.

  9. Pia

    I would like to nominate Havgaarden Badehotel, roadside beach Unfortunately can not see them on the list. A homely and cozy bath hotel with charm.

  10. Stone Ole Slotsaa

    Denmark's Best is Rødvig which is 100 %

  11. Birgitte

    Rødvig Kro and Badehotel, really nice place, good food and super service, would like to come again

  12. Jane Berggreen

    Profound BAD 119

  13. Rebekka Nielsen

    I'm missing Fakkelgaarden in Kollund South Jutland on the list.

  14. Hanne Kjærulff

    Knudhule bathing hotel is clearly number 1 in Denmark

    1. Knudhule I agree

  15. Anette Christensen

    Knudhule I agree


      I also vote for Knudhule

      1. Inge Lise Elkjær

        Knudhole - better not found.

  16. The cozy newly renovated (2017) Hotel Gilleleje beach is missing from the list and is definitely a gem.

  17. You are missing the Næsbydale Badehotel. The nicest little butter hole.

    1. Thanks Rikke, we are probably too small to be considered, smiles Kh Mogens

      1. Discover Denmark's editorial staff

        By no means, Mogens. There is room for everyone. We just need to get a nomination in the stage for this one before a bathing hotel comes on the list.

  18. Søren Willumsen

    Rødvig bathing hotel is a cozy place to stay, even in winter.
    The staff provide exceptional service in all respects and the food is extremely delicious without being flashy. I will be returning to the hotel with some friends as I have recommended the hotel so we look forward to 4 days in March.

  19. Inger and Tommy Larsen

    Rødvig inn and bath hotel are super cozy, good food and cute and talented staff.

  20. Hilde Hveding

    Hotel Tannishus at Tversted is not on TV2's list of "The most beautiful bathing hotels in Denmark". The hotel has everything. Nice apartments, tennis court, swimming pool, great restaurant and close to the beach and the blue ice kiosks.

  21. Sara

    Ilse Made on Samsø, is a wonderful gem. The surroundings fill the guests with renewed energy and the food is heavenly. A stay at Ilse Made is a conditioner for body and soul. The hosts Kasper and Thomas provide comfort, with a service that is top notch.

  22. Ole Jepsen

    Knudhule Badehotel gets my vote, they are the best!

  23. Christina Christensen

    The small summer hotel, Ballen

  24. Fredensborg Badehotel on Bornholm is the most beautiful place with delicious French food and a fantastic fish buffet

  25. Per Kristensen

    Munchs Hotel, Tornby Strand, 9850 Hirtshals.
    If you have been there and experienced it, then you have no doubt.
    Not the greatest luxury, but the greatest experience when it comes to bathing hotels!

  26. Lise Rulffs

    I vote for Knudhule

  27. Henrik Madsen

    I want to set Tannishus in Tversted, as Denmark's best bathing hotel.
    It is a very nice building with lovely big holiday apartments.
    Many overlooking the sea and the dune landscape and the lovely beach.
    A fantastic fine restaurant with high gastronomy led by Åge.
    We have come there many times and must again have an extended weekend stay in
    week 12-2020 - Thursday to Sunday. There are opportunities for lovely walks.
    The hotel is approx. 35 km. from Skagen.

  28. Michael larsen

    Rødvig inn fantastic nice inn

  29. Heidi Pelsen

    Strandhotel Røsnæs is missing from the list, fantastic surroundings, and fantastic restaurant

    1. Discover Denmark's editorial staff

      Received, Heidi. Røsnæs is hereby added to the list. Thanks for your nomination!

  30. Michael Adrian

    Rødvigkro and bath hotel are just the best

  31. Peter Mouritzen

    "Nature" may be Knudhule Badehotel

  32. Steen Ejrup

    Rødvig inn and bath hotel

  33. Jette nielsen

    The ball bathing hotel on Samsø gets my vote

  34. Mette Nøhr

    I would like to nominate Marienlyst Badehotel in Helsingør. There is a completed summer and bath hotel atmosphere throughout the hotel. The hotel's beach spa is nothing short of fantastic. The hotel is located right on the beach and despite the modern luxury, the hotel emits from its historical foundation in the history of Denmark. I think it is the most beautiful spot in Denmark.

    1. Discover Denmark's editorial staff

      Thanks, Mette! Marienlyst has now been added to the list.

  35. get scared

    Will nominate Ballen Badehotel, Samsø
    A fantastic island and am I the lucky winner my boyfriend needs to bring.

  36. sofia show

    Rødvig inn and bath hotel is full of soul, authenticity and presence and I love this beautiful place ..

    1. Birgit Jakobsen

      The best bathing hotel ever the nicest rooms

      1. Årøsund Badehotel is very unique, with food, dining rooms and views. Thanks.

  37. Jan Grau Rasmussen

    I will definitely vote for Brøndum's hotel

  38. Niels Bjerg

    Hotel Tannishus gets my vote - great location and friendly and knowledgeable staff.

  39. Hanne Vestergaard

    Will vote for Knudhule, a mega lovely place, great food and service, cozy rooms and perfectly situated with woods and water nearby, perfect for a trip on MTB 🙂

  40. Mette Houmann

    I would like to nominate Brøndum's hotel

  41. per

    Knudhole in Ry is the top

  42. Anne Lise sorensen


    1. Torben High

      Dive Bath Hotel is # 1

  43. Anne Lise sorensen

    My favorite is Knudhule

  44. Susanne Schunck

    I would like to nominate Hotel Hesselet - a fantastic hotel - beautiful scenery, lovely food - it has it all

  45. Michael Prip

    Great location. close to town and beach. Great facilitates

  46. Tenna Petersen

    My vote goes to Strandhotellet Blokhus, where we had a super good experience in the summer 2018.

  47. Tue Nyegaard

    I could not be allowed to send SMS for the vote of this year's bath hotels 2019 when SMS to phone number 92452404 reported that message could not be delivered.


    1. The editors

      Hi Tue. Please try again. When a message cannot be delivered, it is due to network outages or your own phone's connection to it. We have no trouble receiving votes.

    2. Flemming

      Write your nominee without spaces

      1. The editors

        In fact, it is including spaces, Flemming. But when Tue says the message can't be delivered, it's a network error.

  48. Kirsten Kjær

    Clearly one of the best in the country and of course Bornholm in particular

  49. Susanna Greve

    Pension Vestergade 44 on Ærø

  50. Susanna Greve

    Pension Vestergade 44

  51. Anette Nielsen

    It certainly has to be DIVE on Als. No prettier location exists.

  52. Jonna Lykke Sørensen

    I vote for Strandhotellet Blokhus.

  53. Derek Banner

    I vote for Strandhotellet in Blokhus

  54. Allan Thomsen

    Beautiful seaside hotel in Denmark's most beautiful seaside resort ..

    1. Pia is probably DK's best hotel?

  55. Trine the jorgensen

    Strandhotellet Blokhus. Fantastic experience. Service and gourmet food - top class.

  56. Jytte Helbo

    Strandhotellet Blokhus

  57. Lisbet Have

    I can't find the list of nominees.

    1. The editors

      Hi Lisbet. It may be difficult to say why the list does not appear to you. We can see at the amount of votes that the majority can see it. Try accessing the page from another machine.

  58. Rita Salling

    Strandhotellet Blokhus

  59. Alice Weensgaard

    Strandhotellet Blokhus

  60. Mie Agerholm Christensen

    I will definitely vote for Strandhotellet Blokhus. The french fries-town of Blokhus has really been given a gem, which contrasts with all the trash that have always been in town. SO delicious facilities. Rooms, food, service, atmosphere - everything is just the best.
    On the other hand, I do not understand at all that Løkken Badehotel scores so many votes .. You eat well, but that is also the best. The rooms aren't cozy and there is too much carnival just outside the door.
    Price and quality are related.

  61. Helle Christensen

    The cozy Strandhotellet in Blokhus.

  62. Strandhotellet Blokhus

  63. Kurt Langkjær

    Badehotellet Blokhus

  64. Lisbeth Veller

    I vote for Strandhotellet Blokhus - A GREAT and BEAUTIFUL place

  65. Annamarie Andersen

    Strandhotellet Blokhus

  66. Inge Ostersen

    I vote for Strandhotellet Blokhus

  67. jens Chr. Raven

    I vote for Strandhotellet in Blokhus.

  68. Jørgen Moth

    I would like to vote for Strandhotellet in Blokhus where I stayed on July 2, 2017 (opening day) and have visited several times with guests

  69. Keld Hasle Jakobsen

    Votes for Strandhotellet Blokhus

  70. Kim Rosenkilde

    Votes for Klithjem in Vejers. Fantastic place

  71. Myrna Jensen

    I would like to nominate hotel Bretagne in Hornbæk. It is fantastic, the city is lovely and the food and service are fantastic

  72. Bodil Agerskov

    I'm missing Henne Mølle Å Badehotel, Henne Strand.

  73. E. Schultz

    It will definitely be Knudhule Badehotel in Ry, where delicious food is served in cozy rooms by a very service-minded wait staff. And not to forget the magnificent nature right by Knud Lake. The place is an absolute must to visit.

  74. Karine Scheel

    If Svinkløv Badehotel isn't in the poll, I vote for Villa Vest in Lønstrup

    1. The editors

      Hi Karine
      Both Svinkløv and Villa Vest are already on thethe list. You can vote for both of them as you have up to 3 votes 🙂

  75. Why is the Bretagne Badehotel not included?

  76. Sofie slippery

    I would like to nominate Hotel Bretagne in Hornbæk

  77. Where is Hotel Bretagne in Hornbæk?
    An original sea side hotel with history dating back to 1939

  78. Lone Christian

    I would like to vote for Dyvig Badehotel on Als. Most beautiful sea side hotel and exquisite service.

  79. Maj-Britt Skaarup Christensen

    Dyvig Badehotel is beautiful and quiet and in beautiful old design, Denmark's most beautiful sea side hotel with everything that belongs to it. I have been a guest of several occasions, Christmas party, several times eaten out there and once spent the night there. Simply the most beautiful location and I enjoy it every single time ..
    And coming there again simply cannot help but.
    Kh Maj-Britt

  80. Lisbet Have

    Knudhule Badehotel by Knudsø in Ry is to be included in the list.

  81. The old sea side hotel / bathing pension Sommerhjemmet in Gl. Skagen.
    Now called Skagenklit A / S. The place is without a restaurant, but has 20 fantastic apartments for rent / own only 100 meters from the beach and with sea views from most apartments.

  82. Susanne Schmidt

    I would like to nominate Rødvig inn and sea side hotel.
    Great food and service. Located beautifully and is truly an upcomming place.
    Very knowledgeable owners.

    1. The editors

      Rødvig Kro and Badehotel is added to the list, Susanne. Thanks for your nomination!

  83. Flemming Starcke-Jensen

    I want to bring my wife Lene

  84. I would like to nominate Dyvig Badehotel in Nordborg. A truly unique place.

  85. Søs ledet Schmidt

    Would definitely recommend Kallehavegaard Badehotel in Løkken
    I visited this summer with my boyfriend and will definitely be going again this year

  86. Mikkel

    Kallehavegaard Badehotel in Løkken

  87. Annalise Thomsen

    Ilse Made is a Lise for the soul - lovely pampering. Great room and great food

  88. Louise kisses

    Kildegaard Badehotel & pension in Tisvildeleje is a must on the list. To that extent, it lives up to the premise of a traditional sea side hotel, with regulars likely to come every summer for over 30 years. It is a small oasis, pulled away from Hovedgaden's busy summer life, which you as a guest can stamp in and out of as you like. Thomas and Katrine are the embracing hosts who have so carefully guided the hotel into our time.

  89. Marianne Nymann

    We love Strandhotellet in Blokhus ❤️ It should be included.

    1. The editors

      Thanks for the tip, Marianne! We have added Strandhotellet 🙂

  90. Lone Bech

    In 2019 I would definitely suggest Hjerting Badehotel in Esbjerg - there is a lovely atmosphere and it is perfectly located.

    1. The editors

      Hi Lone. They have been added to the list. Thanks for your contribution!

  91. Anna Grethe Vestergaard

    Haven't been to any of the hotels. But would like to experience it. I want to bring my cousin.

  92. Linda Møller Christensen

    Løkken Badehotel always a hit ❤

  93. Hans C.

    Good vote

    1. Ulla Bjerregaard

      Knudhule Badehotel, Ry

  94. Anne Grethe Saxtoft

    Would like to experience the new BLOKHUS Badehotel

  95. Birte Skogsberg

    Hotel Vejlefjord is good all year round

  96. Kirsten Staffensen

    Summer, sun and beach. This is how it should be for a holiday to be good.

  97. Berit Harbøll

    It looks exciting, and will invite my better half

  98. Anette Nøhr

    Now I've voted! Many lovely places in Denmark, sea side hotels reminiscent of summer, sun, beach and holidays, relaxed, cozy atmosphere. Will enjoy lunch with a good friend.

  99. VIbeke Jakobsen

    Lækken Badehotel will be nice

  100. Mette Valentiner - Branth

    Løkken is charming with all the bath houses "Nostalgia"

  101. Gitte sahl

    Love this place

  102. Bente

    Løkken Badehotel has the best luxury brunch ❤️

  103. Ole Kjærgaard

    Løkken Badehotel is the best place

  104. Anette Christensen

    Løkken Badehotel will be great. I just thought I would try it this summer - inspired by the TV series Badehotellet. I love the series. Getting nostalgic!

  105. Agnethe Glismand

    I voted. I would like to invite my friends (a total of 10 Pers.) To join me at Løkken Badehotel when we get together in North Jutland in the beginning of June.

  106. Mogens Nielsen

    That would my wife look forward to 🙂

  107. Anne Britt Nørgaard

    It's pure happiness to be at Løkken Badehotel

  108. Ib Kjær

    Løkken Badehotel is the best I know.

  109. Laila Lindahl

    I voted for Løkken Badehotel

  110. Birte Pind

    Løkken Badehotel
    A good place to eat

  111. Jane Tolstrup

    Have voted for Løkken Badehotel.

  112. Ole Møller

    A lovely place - have been up there every year (since 1977)

  113. Solvejg Søgaard

    A really good place to eat. It is really cozy Løkken Badehotel. We go there often.

  114. Claus

    The Danish islands with Bornholm and Samsø at the forefront are just fantastic.

    Strandlyst on Samsø is our favorite - the food is fantastic and definitely White Guide level if they are going to visit and the hosts at Anette and Lasse are great people.

    The small summer hotel and Ballen Badehotel are also worth a visit during the Danish summer.

  115. Mette Kjærulff

    Have voted for Svinkløv

  116. Lasse Fisher

    When will the vote end?

    1. The editors

      Hi Lasse. We announce a winner in March. Details will follow soon.

  117. Henrik Ziehrer

    I would also definitely recommend Strandlyst om Samsø - culinary experience, top service, cozy atmosphere, and also the use of the local ingredients is great.

  118. Sigurd

    When is the winner announced?

    1. The editors

      Hi Sigurd. We had not expected at all to get as much attention as we have and therefore no date was planned from the beginning. We are now setting guidelines for the finish of the voting, which will be in March.

  119. Are Kilvaer

    Strandlyst on Samsø gets my vote.

  120. Desislava Edvardsen

    Relaxing holiday

  121. Ingegerd Hæstrup

    Lærkely on Læsø is the definition of relaxation and beautiful scenery. You get fully relaxed as soon as you arrive. I can definitely recommend the place. Have been there many times and the experience is the same every time.

  122. Flemming Christensen

    Henne Mølle Å is the best

  123. Dorte Bonde

    It is definitely Hotel Tannishus anno 1896 - a place for the whole family

  124. Anna Marie Nielsen

    I want to bring a friend.

  125. Eva Larsen

    I want to bring a good friend.

  126. Ulla Piltoft

    Brøndums in Skagen is lovely - with delicious food and friendly service

    1. Peder Kristensen

      Helenekilde, Henne Mølle Å and Hjort's get my votes.
      All are wonderful places with each their distinctive character.

  127. Grethe Skovgaard

    Now I have voted☀️ Denmark has many fine pearls

  128. I think Ilse made Hotel on samsø is missing

    1. The editors

      You are absolutely right, Kasper. Ilse Made is on the list now (when new places are added to the list, we just have to approve on the editorial board so people don't just type silly things in the box and have them shown)

  129. Løkken Badehotel certainly gets my vote

  130. Julia Sams

    Have voted for amazing Løkken Badehotel!

  131. Anette Schou

    Getting Grenen Badehotel rebuilt will be the very best.
    That is my dream and together with others I work for that to happen.

  132. Dorte Steel

    I have Voted. Love the sun and the beach. I want to bring my husband Lars.

  133. Birthe Madsen

    I have voted. Will bring one of my sisters.

  134. Anne-Lise Møller

    Nothing is prettier than the sea side hotels of Denmark, Ruths in Skagen one might say, but no, they are all something completely amazing in their own ways.

  135. Birgit Hansen

    I love the sun and the beach and a nice relaxing holiday

  136. Else panum Cortes

    Strandgården on Læsø is a great place

    1. Inge Christensen

      Løkken Badehotel ❤️ And on Sundays there is a delicious table with lots of cake. Certainly worth a visit and I would very much like to visit again for brunch. I want to take my friend Kirsten with me

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You can email info @ discoverdanmark at any time and nominate your favorite if it is not already on the list. Then we will add it as soon as possible.

Is it free to join?

Of course, it's free. Everyone should be able to participate in their category on equal terms. Therefore, it never costs to join the polls, and since we place great importance on credibility, it is obviously not possible to buy more votes with us.

What must / must not do to get more votes?

With OpdagDanmark's polls, we intend to find the best places in Denmark. We find them by reaching out to people who, through their own experience, can recommend their favorites. However, creative initiatives such as the purchase of talk time cards, competitions and attractive prizes, etc. can undermine this and cause people to vote in places without knowing the place.

To avoid this, we have created lists that describe the things that must and must not:

You may not:

  • Use contests, offers and discounts in connection with Discover Denmark's polls
  • You may not provide / offer products / services for free to people against voting
  • Buy talking time cards to vote many times.

You can:

  • Boost your postings regarding the poll on social media
  • Use a prize issued by Discover Denmark ifm. the vote to market your own participation

These rules apply to all nominees and non-nominees.

We regularly check and contact people who have voted to make sure no cheating is done.
If we discover large quantities of unreachable, similar phone numbers, we reserve the right to remove them.

For nominees:

On the 1st violation of the above rules, the nominee gets a warning and a reset of the voices.

In the event of a second violation of the rules, the nominee is disqualified, removed from the list and can only participate again the following year.

For non-nominees:

We have seen examples where non-nominees and businesses want to help their favorite get on the road and inadvertently violate the above rules. In these cases, it is necessary to separate unlawful votes without damaging the nominee's own efforts, and OpdagDanmark will remove a quantity based on time and number of votes at its discretion. We then clearly draw attention to the case, who has broken the rules and when and how many votes we have removed. Therefore: read the rules and don't break them!

Do you have any doubts about whether an action violates our rules? So don't hesitate to write to us at or phone 53 63 12 14.

Tips and advice for the nominees

There are many ways in which, as a nominee, you can improve your chance of getting enough votes to appear on our map of Denmark's best in its category & #8211; and maybe even end up winning. We have gathered here a number of measures that have been used by previous winners:

Share more than once. It is rare for a post to reach all your followers on social media. Therefore, you may want to encourage people to vote multiple times. Failure to do so too often and in succession will not be considered spam. We also hear from previous winners that the postings are really good at activating followers, so you get more interaction on your Facebook page and good conversations with customers.

Ask the network for help. Many local / loyal customers would rather than spread your message and get more votes. As nominated in a poll, you get a unique SMS code and it is easy to share in your channels, offline as online.

Link to the poll from your website. Your website is the hub for many of your most loyal customers. With a link to the poll, you can secure an extra boost to the number of votes.

Ask for help from local news media. Positive attention to a particular place is also positive attention to the area. That is why your local newspaper, tourist office etc. also has something to gain by helping the nominees in their area. If you have them share your post / link to the poll, it can greatly improve your chances. We see many examples of this.

Privacy policy in connection with polls

To be able to make polls where you can nominate and vote for your favorites while we exclude attempts at cheating and the like, we use tools that use cookies and where you provide some non-sensitive information. You can read much more about our general cookie and privacy policybut, for good measure, we have included that part of the policy that applies to polls, then there is complete transparency.

Here's what you should be aware of:

& #8211; If you nominate a candidate via the comment box, you enter information about name, email address, and possibly website and commentary. This information is stored together with registration of IP address (for protection against spam) in our database

& #8211; When you vote, information about time, phone number and voice dialing is stored in our database, which only Discover Denmark has access to. We do this purely in order to show the number of votes and find a winner. None of this information is disclosed to 3rd party. 

& #8211; To prevent cheating, we continually check and contact some of the phone numbers that have been used to vote. Therefore, we may call you if you have voted.

You do not provide any sensitive information when you participate in our polls. The name, telephone number, mail and ip address are counted as personal data and we have therefore taken all security measures to ensure that no one besides OpdagDanmark's trusted employees can access this data.

We continually delete data from our polls when they are no longer used on the site.

Read more in our cookie and privacy policy